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Iran came third in Asian Para 2018

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SHAFAQNA- In the Asian Para Games 2018 held in Jakarta, Indonesia, Iran came third. Iran para sport squad bagged 51 gold, 42 silver, and 43 bronze medals to sit third in the tournament’s current medals table, IRNA reported. China became…

Iran students rank 2nd in int'l math contest

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SHAFAQNA - IRNA:  Iranian students ranked second in the World Mathematics Invitational (WMI). WMI 2018 was held on July 12-16 at Yonsei University, South Korea. In this edition of the contest, the Iranian team comprising 54 male and…

Iran’s Ghoochannejhad quits international duty

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SHAFAQNA - Tehran Times | by Masoud Hossein : Iran national football team striker Reza Ghoochannejhad has retired from international duty on Wednesday. Ghoochannejhad, nicknamed ‘Gucci’, was a member of Iran national football team in…

The Muslims of South Korea

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SHAFAQNA - This year marks the 10th anniversary of the Korean hostage crisis in Afghanistan, which was a turning point in the history of Islam in Korea. Today, South Korean Muslims make up a tiny minority, 0.2 percent, of the predominantly Christian…

S. Korea pins hopes on halal foods to woo Muslim tourists

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SHAFAQNA - South Korea has high hopes that halal food will help breathe new vitality into the local tourism industry hit hard by a sharp drop in Chinese visitors over the deployment of an advanced U.S. missile defense system here. Easy access…

S. Korea to launch Halal certificate system for restaurants

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SHAFAQNA- A South Korean state-run tourism promotion agency is pushing to introduce a "Muslim-friendly certificate" for local restaurants where visitors could be served well-prepared halal food, industry sources said Thursday. According…

South Korea Has 200,000 Muslims, Including 2000 Nationals

SHAFAQNA- This is according to Kim Kwang-jun, the secretary general of the Korean Conference of Religions for Peace, addressing the 5th round of dialogue between the Islamic Culture and Relations Organization’s (ICRO) Center for Interreligious…